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Good news for NY state home buyers and sellers: NYSAR reports that home sales are anything but flat for the start of the year - in fact we are up 11%!  Follow the link for the complete article on the NYSAR website.
Everyone loves a bargain, and this article from the ABC news website discusses some great locations for bargain hunters in the real estate market. Biggest surprise to me? NY, NY is on the list of top 10 places to find a bargain!
If you are feeling homesick like I am about this time of year, you'd want to be up on the current action in Hawaii.  Due to the earthquake in Chile, residents of many islands in the Pacific region are on alert for tsunamis.  We've only ever seen them hit the U.S. in the movies, really, but this i...
Our local board president David Irish is quoted in his article found in yesterday's Ithaca Journal, commenting on the state of our real estate market and his outlook for 2010.  Good, to the point analysis.  It should be a good year - it's definitely off to a strong start.  For questions on our ar...
It's never been truer - in tough times, the strong survive, the tough get tougher, and perhaps those who are able to live with more financial discipline will emerge from the economic trials of 2009/2010 as the victors in the world of...romance!  In this article from Marketwatch, writer Amy Hoak o...
Not bad!  Tompkins county has seen a BIG increase in airport traffic, which is probably the largest growth statistic contained in this report, prepared by one of our local professors at Ithaca College.  This should be a telling year for local realtors, last year being one with a roughly 10% dip i...
Tompkins County, and Ithaca in particular, welcome NYS education professionals for the week coming up!  Winter break is a great time to take a short trip up this way, and there are a lot of great businesses participating in promotions that will sweeten the experience for those who do venture fort...
Darn!  I was a big fan of the Smart Monkey, especially when it came to their wonderful Italian donuts, freshly made in the morning and rolled in sugar!!  I didn't even know they had closed until this week when I overheard it from a friend.  So they will continue with some catering functions, but ...
The city of Ithaca is making moves on the commercial front, unlike many depressed towns and cities of our size.  We have a lot to be thankful for.  There are more than a couple things mentioned in the article cited in this post, that really get me going!  Just down the street from me on Clinton a...
Great Commercial Space, newly listed at 1514 Mecklenburg Rd., New York!

Linda Santos

Realtor - Ithaca Fingerlakes NY Real Estate
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